Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

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Scottish Country Dance Instruction

RETURN TO SHIELDAIG (S3x48) 3C Set Gordon Thomson 12 SCDs

1- 8 1s+2s dance double Fig of 8 (1s cross down to start)
9-16 1s dance Inveran reels with 2s+3s
17-24 1s turn 2H and cast 1 place, cross RH and cast round 1st corner into line across
25-32 1s dance diagonal R&L (up/down) going to right to start
33-40 All Set+Link for 3, turn partner 2H. 312
41-48 1s+2s dance Diamond Poussette

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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Shieldaig is a village in Wester Ross alongside Loch Shieldaig in the Northwest Highlands of Scotland. The name Shieldaig is a Viking word meaning 'loch of the herring'.
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